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First Choice Southern BBQ

10113 Adamo Dr, Tampa, FL 33619-2656
(813) 621-7434
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

depressing is the word that comes to mind when visiting this place. the atmosphere is dreary, kinda dark inside, lifeless...service, meh. had to repeat my order a couple times and the employees weren't that engaging even though I was the only one in there. food seemed very average. beef was good quality but didn't have the smoky flavor I'm accustomed... More

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Tampa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Ever wondered what a great corned beef Brisquit would taste like smoked. Go here and try it, best corned beef that you can find. The rest of the meat is wonderful also. Great food, so so side items.

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Bradenton, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fantastic food and restaurant. The food is consistantly excellent and great value overall. The staff keep things moving even during the busiest time periods.

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

For the second time in his 30 years, my son Andrew requested this place for his birthday dinner. When you offer to take someone ANYWHERE in Tampa and they pick this TWICE, I think that says something about the quality. And in more than 20 years of eating here, we have never been disappointed. Andrew ate his meal and felt... More

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Tampa, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My partner and I were on patrol on Saturday night and chose to dine in at First Choice Southern BBQ. He raved about it. As this was my first experience, I have to admit, it was darn good. In fact, it was excellent. I ordered the chopped pork dinner with a double side of macaroni salad plus a side of... More

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Oceano
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is by far, hands down, the best bbq, Pick any of their meats and it will be amazingly delicious. I grew up in Tampa & have moved to California, I eat at 1st Choice every time I'm in town! Sometimes they are my first & last meal! Their meats are amazing, their sides are killer. The mac salad is... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

SOOO, this is the best quality BBQ around! Smoked just right and inexpensive. The sauce is dynamic! The service is fast! And you'll crave it later! Must try if you're in the area!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This place is hard to find even with GPS navigation, but if you find it, the food is pretty good. I had the pork with beans and slaw. The slaw was just ok, but the pork and baked beans were quite tasty. The food is served on disposable plates. The sauce was very nice.

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Tampa, Florida
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18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

First Choice BBQ is one of few reasons to head to Brandon. The pulled pork is probably the best in town. Spicy BBQ sauce actually has a kick to it. Ribs are fantastic and falling off the bone. If you so happen to be in the area, stop by this BBQ joint. It will help you deal with the horrible... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If I'm in Florida, this is always a destination. I have eaten here for over 10 years, always the best.

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